Tag: Apple TV

“Digital Platforms” course midterm exam in Kadir Has University, Istanbul

I’ve been teaching a course in Kadir Has University Istanbul/Turkey at Communications Faculty, New Media department. This semester is the 3rd time I’ve been teaching the course called as “Digital Platforms“.  Every semester, there is one midterm and one final exam. If you like you can see the exams of earlier years herebelow. Midterm 2013 Final 2013




Netflix Turkey Launch Aftermath

Netflix has launched its service in Turkey together with localized UI and dubbing/subtitle support in 21th of September.  Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was himself also present at the launch event. Webrazzi, a local techno portal has made an interview with him, you can watch it here. Together with this launch the importance of localisation has




The global overview of Turkish Pay-TV Market as of Q4 2014

Turkish Regulatory Body in Telecommunications Industry (BTK) has just announced the market figures for Q4 of 2014. You can download the complete report here. Let me make a quick summary of the figures of TV space. Number of TTNet IPTV (Tivibu) service has become 289.496 as of Q4 2014. The same number was 286K one year ago




Broadcasting Rights of Turkish Basketball League

Turkey Basketball League games will be broadcasted by Digiturk and free-to-air sports channel NTV Spor for 3 years starting from 2015-2016 season. To recap: The split of sports content digital rights in Turkey is as follows: Digiturk: Turkish Premier Football League, English Premier Football League, Turkish Airlines Basketball Euroleague, Turkey Beko Basketbol League, Russian League, Brazilian




iTVF (İstanbul TV Forum and Fair) is coming….

İstanbul TV Forum & Fair will take place in Halic Congress Center, Istanbul in 12 -13 -14 June 2014 for the second time. Basically, it’s an event where the key components of the content and broadcasting industries gather under one roof, with participation from companies, associations, public institutions, broadcasters and online platforms from all four corners of the




FINAL EXAM QUESTIONS (SPRING 2014)

I’m conducting ‘New Generation of Television: TV 2.0′ lecture at Kadir Has University Istanbul. Herebelow you will find final exam questions of 2014 Spring semester.    KADIR HAS UNIVERSITY CF 432: DIGITAL BROADCASTING     SPRING 2014 FINAL EXAM   NAME  / SURNAME: NUMBER: Strategic thinking: There are 5 big pay-TV operators in Turkey; Digiturk, D-Smart,